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Green | Statement from Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo at Tokyo Press Conference – Fukushima citizens remain exposed to high levels of radiation

June 9, 2011

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Green | GREENPEACE | Press release – June 9, 2011 Greenpeace International Executive Director Dr Kumi Naidoo today unveiled a sample of contaminated soil (1) from a Fukushima playground at a Tokyo press conference, criticising the Japanese government’s response to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear crisis, and its ongoing failure to protect the health and welfare of […]

Green | Marine life soaking up radiation along Fukushima coast

May 26, 2011

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Green | GREENPEACE | May 26, 2011 at 4:40 Two week’s ago we released preliminary results from our marine radiation monitoring work off the coast of Japan, near the melted-down and leaking Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. These results showed worrying levels of radioactive contamination in seaweed – a staple of the Japanese diet. After having difficulties finding a lab in Japan to […]

Green | Energy [R]evolution roadmap shows path to 100% renewable energy future for Europe

May 26, 2011

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Green | GREENPEACE Press Release |  July 8, 2010 Brussels, Belgium — Green energy can help Europe regain a competitive advantage in the international technology race, while cutting ballooning fuel costs, creating jobs and slashing carbon emissions. These are the findings of a new study commissioned by Greenpeace and the European Renewable Energy Council (EREC) and […]

Green | Toshiba forgoes nuclear sales for renewables focus

May 24, 2011

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Green | BUSINESS GREEN | 24 May 2011 Toshiba has announced it will push to expand sales in renewable energy rather than nuclear, as workers fighting to contain radioactive spills at the Fukushima Daiichi plant admitted three of the reactors have now suffered meltdowns. The manufacturing giant had planned to expand nuclear sales to 1 trillion […]

Green | Exclusive: Landis+Gyr and Toshiba plot “end-to-end” smart grid

May 20, 2011

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Green | BUSINESSGREEN | 20 May 2011 Toshiba’s planned $2.3bn acquisition of Landis+Gyr will result in the creation of an integrated smart grid portfolio capable of providing utilities with an “end-to-end” package of technologies covering energy generation, transmission, management and use, according to the chief executive of the Swiss smart meter specialist. Speaking exclusively to BusinessGreen, Andreas Umbach said […]